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A copy of the  Saville Inquiry report into Bloody Sunday pictured in 2010. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire/File

A copy of the Saville Inquiry report into Bloody Sunday pictured in 2010. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire/File

Many in Derry yesterday were left feeling that not only was justice delayed but also it was denied.

After decades of campaigning for the truth of what happened on Bloody Sunday, January 30th, 1972, to be established and achieving same in the Saville inquiry report published on June 15th, 2010, they patiently waited another six years for the Director of Public Prosecution’s (DPP) decision on whether any of the British soldiers involved would face trials in connection with the deaths.

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